The Jesus Conversation
Religion clings to that which is Lifeless and rigid. Wind, Water, Light, Fire, & Wine aren't rigid. Where there is no allowance for freedom and flow in the Spirit, fulness of Joy, in the present, seems like a cruel, elusive, and heretical notion.
Why are so many professing Christians absolutely miserable? Lots of us got burned when the "Love, Grace, Joy, & Personal Relationship with Jesus" message (that initially drew us to Him) got "balanced" with Law, Tradition, Religious Striving, and lots of other things that were nailed to the Cross and done away with...long ago! Thankfully, He is opening eyes and restoring the years that a religious "bait and switch" message and mindset devoured! (To be continued...)